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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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A large, busy library close to the town centre. The library has a ramp to the entrance and is on one level with wide aisles.

Library update

From Monday 12 April, our council-run libraries will be open for browsing, borrowing and returning items. See what to expect when you visit a library page for more information.

We are still offering a click and collect service, for those who wish to use the service, until further notice.

You can still visit our digital library and access thousands of books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers on your phone, tablet or computer. If you’re not already a member, it’s quick and easy to join online.

All loans will be extended until Monday 12 April and no overdue or hire charges will be applied until 1 July 2021.

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Please note: smart hours are currently unavailable.

To use the library during smart hours please complete a Smart Library induction and familiarise yourself with the layout and exits of the library using the:

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Activities

Colouring Club

Every Thursday 1pm to 2.30pm.

An informal group for those wishing to do some colouring in a friendly and relaxed group. Materials provided for this drop in, free session.

Singing Café

Every Friday 1.15pm to 2.15pm.

Provided by registered charity Wow, the cafes are weekly and are for everyone who enjoys a sing-song, but are particularly helpful for those who have mental health challenges including memory loss. For information please call Catherine on: 07875378628.

Sci-Fi Reading Friends

The first Saturday of the month 11am to 12 noon

Join our Sci-Fi Reading Friends Group which explores sci-fi in all forms from its classic origins through the new wave to the 21st century. People don’t need to have read a set text to join in as short stories will be read aloud during the session. The group meets on the first Saturday of the month.

Craft & Chat Group

Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Come along and join in with our craft projects (resources provided, or bring your own). Everyone welcome to join us for this free group.

Diabetes Support Group

2nd Tuesday of every month, drop in between 3pm - 5pm

The support group is open to anyone affected by diabetes  including friends, family and carers. For further information please contact Bill Brown, Group leader on Tel: 07876 74811

Make friends with a book

Every Tuesday 1pm to 2.30pm.

A place to relax, a chance to make new friends, and a new way to enjoy sharing reading. There is no pressure to read or talk, you can simply drop in, sit down and relax as you listen to a good story or poem. There is no homework and free refreshments are available.

Royal British Legion Drop In

Last Monday of the month 10am to 12pm.

Drop in for information, advice and guidance for serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, Veterans and their families.

Stay and Play Saturdays

Alternate Saturdays 10:30am to 12pm.

Coalville Library will run ‘Construction Club’ and ‘Games Gang’ so come along and enjoy playing with Lego at Construction Club or try out our wide range of games and puzzles at Games Gang. Free for adults and children. Please ring the library to enquire whether it is currently a ‘Construction Club’ or ‘Games Gang’ week.

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project Work club

Every Thursday 10am to 12pm.

If you're aged 18 or above we can help you with returning to work, if you're under threat of redundancy, looking for a career change, self-employment, looking for employment or training. Come along to our informal drop-in sessions for help with CVs, cover letters, setting up an email address, IT skills, searching and applying for jobs, interview techniques, access to training and volunteering opportunities.

Wriggly Readers

Every Wednesday 2.15pm to 2.45pm and every Thursday 10.15am to 10.45am

Fun, informal sessions where babies and children aged 0-4 years and their parents/carers can join in with stories, songs and rhymes in a welcoming environment. An opportunity for families to meet and make friends.

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